The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 81 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1487 1702 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.38% 3.42% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.58% 12.50% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1495 1562
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,463
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11823 13616 12307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.90% 27.38% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10187 11729 10522
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 251 £44,500 -6.31% 37
Croydon +18 25 £25,000 - 6
Docklands, London +17 21 £46,250 -
Uxbridge -6 16 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Ealing - 15 £55,000 - 2
Hounslow +22 12 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Sidcup +10 10 £50,500 -3.23% 1
Bromley +8 10 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Hammersmith +9 8 £55,000 +124.48% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +3 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Barnet -2 7 £33,000 -4.34% 2
Canary Wharf +13 6 £65,000 -
Hayes +9 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Chiswick +4 4 £45,000 +60.71%
Wembley +1 3 £46,000 +53.33% 2
Finchley 0 3 £42,500 +10.38%
Wimbledon -8 3 £44,000 +46.66%
Southwark - 3 £28,000 -
Edgware +1 2 £27,250 +29.76%
Enfield -1 2 £19,500 -48.00%
Rainham - 2 £33,500 -
Southall - 2 £25,000 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Dagenham -4 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Twickenham -21 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Westminster - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £25,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3210 (100.00%) Windows
2 1924 (59.94%) Active Directory
3 1880 (58.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1799 (56.04%) Microsoft
5 1793 (55.86%) VMware
6 1470 (45.79%) MS Exchange
7 1363 (42.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1184 (36.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1017 (31.68%) Citrix
10 944 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 838 (26.11%) SQL Server
12 818 (25.48%) Windows 7
13 798 (24.86%) MS Excel
14 761 (23.71%) Cisco
15 745 (23.21%) DNS
16 727 (22.65%) SQL
17 694 (21.62%) Finance
18 667 (20.78%) SAN
19 665 (20.72%) ITIL
20 618 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 605 (18.85%) Firewall
22 589 (18.35%) MS Office
23 570 (17.76%) TCP/IP
24 521 (16.23%) DHCP
25 518 (16.14%) Hyper-V
26 505 (15.73%) Linux
27 504 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2007
28 499 (15.55%) HP
29 498 (15.51%) IIS
29 498 (15.51%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1470 (45.79%) MS Exchange
2 944 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 504 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 498 (15.51%) IIS
5 438 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 335 (10.44%) SharePoint
7 223 (6.95%) Lync
8 208 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 199 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 110 (3.43%) Apache
11 96 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 77 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 75 (2.34%) Tomcat
14 46 (1.43%) WorkSite
15 44 (1.37%) nginx
16 43 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
17 28 (0.87%) WebSphere
17 28 (0.87%) Apache Solr
17 28 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
18 21 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 798 (24.86%) MS Excel
2 589 (18.35%) MS Office
3 30 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.31%) MS Project
6 7 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.16%) InDesign
8 3 (0.093%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.031%) SPSS
9 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 53 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.00%) Northgate Housing
3 24 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 13 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.31%) SAP Business One
7 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.22%) Magento
8 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.16%) Agresso
10 4 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.12%) Eikon
11 3 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.093%) assyst
11 3 (0.093%) Infor CRM
12 2 (0.062%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.062%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.062%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 309 (9.63%) Office 365
2 165 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (1.87%) Mimecast
6 36 (1.12%) PaaS
6 36 (1.12%) IaaS
7 29 (0.90%) SaaS
8 21 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.50%) Google Apps
10 11 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.12%) Google Drive
12 4 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
12 4 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.062%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.062%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.062%) Datadog
13 2 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 745 (23.21%) DNS
2 667 (20.78%) SAN
3 605 (18.85%) Firewall
4 570 (17.76%) TCP/IP
5 521 (16.23%) DHCP
6 406 (12.65%) WAN
7 375 (11.68%) LAN
8 259 (8.07%) VPN
9 212 (6.60%) NAS
10 151 (4.70%) VoIP
11 144 (4.49%) VLAN
12 140 (4.36%) Internet
13 129 (4.02%) NetScaler
14 115 (3.58%) iSCSI
15 92 (2.87%) Wireless
16 79 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
17 61 (1.90%) MPLS
18 54 (1.68%) LDAP
19 51 (1.59%) SSL
20 50 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 356 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 162 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 133 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 109 (3.40%) MySQL
6 95 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 59 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (1.81%) MongoDB
10 49 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 27 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
18 11 (0.34%) DTS
19 10 (0.31%) NoSQL
19 10 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (2.09%) Subversion
2 49 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 49 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 48 (1.50%) TeamCity
4 46 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 45 (1.40%) JIRA
6 41 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.59%) SpecFlow
8 17 (0.53%) MSI
9 16 (0.50%) Selenium
10 15 (0.47%) InstallShield
11 14 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 12 (0.37%) NUnit
13 8 (0.25%) Hudson
13 8 (0.25%) MSBuild
13 8 (0.25%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
14 7 (0.22%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.22%) FitNesse
14 7 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 694 (21.62%) Finance
2 195 (6.07%) Banking
3 171 (5.33%) Law
4 154 (4.80%) Legal
5 92 (2.87%) Retail
6 86 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 79 (2.46%) Advertising
8 57 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 52 (1.62%) Back Office
10 41 (1.28%) Marketing
11 26 (0.81%) Games
11 26 (0.81%) Automotive
12 24 (0.75%) Publishing
13 21 (0.65%) Front Office
14 20 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 18 (0.56%) Billing
16 14 (0.44%) Electronics
16 14 (0.44%) French Language
17 9 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 669 (20.84%) Analyst
2 503 (15.67%) Support Engineer
3 374 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 347 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 329 (10.25%) Administrator
6 254 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
7 233 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
8 218 (6.79%) IT Support
9 208 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 192 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 137 (4.27%) Technical Support
12 116 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 112 (3.49%) Consultant
14 108 (3.36%) Applications Support
15 107 (3.33%) Server Engineer
16 99 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 97 (3.02%) Developer
18 92 (2.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 91 (2.83%) Wintel Engineer
20 87 (2.71%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (6.70%) .NET
2 88 (2.74%) Web Services
3 87 (2.71%) ASP.NET
4 73 (2.27%) HTML
5 52 (1.62%) XML
6 50 (1.56%) CSS
7 41 (1.28%) Software Packaging
7 41 (1.28%) jQuery
8 25 (0.78%) SOAP
9 24 (0.75%) Ajax
9 24 (0.75%) JSON
10 23 (0.72%) Application Packaging
11 21 (0.65%) HTML5
11 21 (0.65%) CSS3
11 21 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 19 (0.59%) Middleware
13 18 (0.56%) MSMQ
14 17 (0.53%) XSLT
14 17 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 304 (9.47%) Blackberry
2 300 (9.35%) Data Centre
3 160 (4.98%) Clustering
4 153 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 143 (4.45%) Hedge funds
7 116 (3.61%) Replication
8 78 (2.43%) iPhone
9 75 (2.34%) EMC VNX
10 65 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 57 (1.78%) Thin Client
11 57 (1.78%) Fat Client
12 38 (1.18%) iPad
13 36 (1.12%) Private Cloud
13 36 (1.12%) CLARiiON
14 34 (1.06%) EqualLogic
15 33 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
16 30 (0.93%) BBC
17 26 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
18 23 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 3210 (100.00%) Windows
2 1880 (58.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1363 (42.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 818 (25.48%) Windows 7
5 505 (15.73%) Linux
6 393 (12.24%) Windows 8
7 376 (11.71%) Windows XP
8 139 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 125 (3.89%) Windows Vista
10 107 (3.33%) Mac OS X
11 77 (2.40%) Android
12 73 (2.27%) CentOS
13 69 (2.15%) UNIX
14 62 (1.93%) Debian
15 54 (1.68%) Ubuntu
16 44 (1.37%) Mac OS
17 40 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
18 37 (1.15%) Apple iOS
19 30 (0.93%) Solaris
20 29 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (20.72%) ITIL
2 204 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 193 (6.01%) Service Delivery
4 169 (5.26%) Migration
5 168 (5.23%) Project Management
6 126 (3.93%) Service Management
7 114 (3.55%) CRM
8 107 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 103 (3.21%) DevOps
10 101 (3.15%) Performance Tuning
11 100 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (2.83%) Problem Management
13 87 (2.71%) Load Balancing
13 87 (2.71%) Change Control
14 79 (2.46%) Incident Management
14 79 (2.46%) Change Management
15 75 (2.34%) Server Building
16 74 (2.31%) Mentoring
17 73 (2.27%) E-Commerce
17 73 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 727 (22.65%) SQL
2 498 (15.51%) PowerShell
3 136 (4.24%) Perl
4 112 (3.49%) Java
5 106 (3.30%) C#
6 100 (3.12%) JavaScript
7 84 (2.62%) C
8 80 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 76 (2.37%) T-SQL
10 65 (2.02%) VBScript
11 56 (1.74%) Python
12 48 (1.50%) VB
13 43 (1.34%) PHP
14 27 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 24 (0.75%) Ruby
16 23 (0.72%) VBA
17 17 (0.53%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.34%) AWK
19 10 (0.31%) PL/SQL
20 8 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 618 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 449 (13.99%) MCSE
3 354 (11.03%) Degree
4 277 (8.63%) MCITP
5 255 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
6 231 (7.20%) CCNA
7 190 (5.92%) MCSA
8 187 (5.83%) MCP
9 143 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 81 (2.52%) Security Cleared
11 68 (2.12%) MCTS
12 60 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
13 54 (1.68%) CCNP
14 44 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
15 41 (1.28%) DV Cleared
16 37 (1.15%) SC Cleared
16 37 (1.15%) CCA
17 30 (0.93%) VCP5
18 19 (0.59%) ISEB
18 19 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (8.79%) SLA
2 115 (3.58%) QA
3 15 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.25%) COBIT
5 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1924 (59.94%) Active Directory
2 1184 (36.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 518 (16.14%) Hyper-V
4 432 (13.46%) vSphere
5 365 (11.37%) XenApp
6 214 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 186 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
8 125 (3.89%) XenServer
9 100 (3.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 90 (2.80%) XenDesktop
11 69 (2.15%) VMware Server
12 65 (2.02%) Terminal Services
13 53 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
14 49 (1.53%) UAG
15 46 (1.43%) DFS Replication
16 44 (1.37%) Terminal Server
17 37 (1.15%) Samba
18 35 (1.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 32 (1.00%) Varnish
20 29 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 408 (12.71%) SCCM
2 273 (8.50%) SCOM
3 115 (3.58%) Backup Exec
4 91 (2.83%) WSUS
5 72 (2.24%) Puppet
6 70 (2.18%) Nagios
7 68 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
8 49 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 45 (1.40%) AirWatch
10 44 (1.37%) ZABBIX
11 33 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
11 33 (1.03%) NetBackup
12 32 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 28 (0.87%) HAProxy
14 26 (0.81%) logstash
14 26 (0.81%) Kibana
14 26 (0.81%) StatsD
14 26 (0.81%) Graphite
15 24 (0.75%) ARCserve
16 21 (0.65%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1799 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 1793 (55.86%) VMware
3 1017 (31.68%) Citrix
4 761 (23.71%) Cisco
5 499 (15.55%) HP
6 277 (8.63%) NetApp
7 237 (7.38%) EMC
8 225 (7.01%) Dell
9 201 (6.26%) Red Hat
10 197 (6.14%) Oracle
11 177 (5.51%) Symantec
12 172 (5.36%) Juniper
13 121 (3.77%) Apple
14 105 (3.27%) Avaya
15 99 (3.08%) SolarWinds
16 98 (3.05%) Veeam
17 85 (2.65%) IBM
18 83 (2.59%) CheckPoint
19 77 (2.40%) Mitel
20 69 (2.15%) Sophos
North West London
J & C Associates
Salary: £22,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Curtis Reed Associates
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £47 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum, Benefits £4,000 on call, Overtime, Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ThreePeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday